Vladimir is played by Brazilian-Japanese model/actor/singer Akihiro Sato in Book 2 of Darna (2009 TV Series)
Vladimir (1982-2009) is a mysterious foreigner who makes his way to San Martin. However, behind his god-like appearance lies a demonic urge to vampirize the innocent townspeople.
Francesca finds him wandering around San Martin alone and takes him in, allured by the foreigner, who seemed vulnerable by himself. Staying at Francesca's place, he stays away from sunlit windows (as it burns him) and tends to sleep under the bed, on the floor.
Dina eventually discovers that Francesca is keeping him at her place and tries to get to know him to, much to Francesca's chagrin. The two speculate as to why Vladimir does not eat, sleeps on the floor and is always disappearing. Francesca surmises he is a magician, while Dina guesses he might be a robber, albeit a hot one. In one instance, Vladimir sees Dina accidentally cut herself. Vladimir chooses to retreat to his room instead of expose his bloodlust in front of his hosts. To sate his hunger, he chooses to leave the house and victimize someone else (in this case a stranded female driver). Upon his return, Dina sees him morph from a bat to a humanoid demon (presumably mid-morph) and eventually into his handsome self. It is possible that he has a sort of light hypnotic charm, as instantly Dina's memory of seeing the demon is erased. His existence in San Martin isn't publicly known, but vampire attacks (which, interestingly the townspeople manage to distinguish from manananggal attacks) are reported from all over town.